State Government must save PEN nurses

The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, condemned the Federal Government for refusing to continue funding the seven psychiatric emergency nurse positions at the Royal Hobart Hospital and called on the Tasmanian Government to step up and fund the positions...

PM looking dodgy on Tassie health

The Prime Minister has again refused to extend beyond June the $325m funding stream that was established in 2012 in recognition of Tasmania’s extraordinary public health needs. And in particular he would not be drawn on any further funding for the psychiatric...

Health

Health The challenges facing the public health system in Tasmania are difficult and many. We are the sickest state with the most work to do to lift the health system up to national and international standards. We have deep social and economic impediments to wellness,...

REBUILDING THE RHH

12 December 2014 The Independent Member for Denison, Andrew Wilkie, has commented on the State Government’s decision to proceed with the rebuild of the Royal Hobart Hospital on the current site. “I support the Government’s decision to proceed with the rebuild of...